TITLE

Comment on 'On the ionization equilibrium of hot hydrogen plasma and thermodynamic consistency of formulating finite partition functions' [Phys. Plasmas 17, 062701 (2010)]

AUTHOR(S)
Potekhin, A. Y.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Physics of Plasmas;Dec2010, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p124705
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Zaghloul [Phys. Plasmas 17, 062701 (2010)] reconsiders the occupation probability formalism in plasma thermodynamics and claims inconsistencies in previous models. I show that the origin of this incorrect claim is an omission of the configurational factor from the partition function.
ACCESSION #
56912019

 

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